Wedding rings are worn as a tradition throughout the world. They have a long history that can be traced back to very old times. Here we will discuss most expensive wedding rings in the world. The groom gives wedding ring to the bride to show his affection and love. Nowadays, everyone tries to give the best wedding ring so that it is memorable. These wedding rings are usually expensive and adorned with precious jewels because marriages happen once in a life time and wedding ring is also given once in a lifetime. There is a long list of the world’s famous and most expensive wedding rings ever given by a groom. Ever wandered which are the most expensive wedding rings in the world? And what does it look like?
The most expensive wedding rings in the world ever made are Blue Diamond Ring by Bvlgari. In 2013, this precious ring was sold for $9.49 million. Now you might be wandering that what is so special about this ring that it is worth that much of money. Here is why:
As the name suggests, this ring features a very big blue diamond. Blue diamonds are very expensive and are used in very few items. The reason is that these blue diamonds are extremely rare and are found in their pure form in very small quantities. They are only 1% of the diamonds throughout the world. To find a big blue diamond is a very rare event, and when that diamond is as big as 5.30 carats, well, one can imagine the price of that diamond.
This famous blue diamond was crafted in 1965 and was exclusively reserved to be encrusted in the wedding Trombino ring. It was designed by Bvlgari. Bvlgari is a renowned jewelry and luxury goods company. The company is famous because its jewelry items have been used in many Hollywood movies and are worn by many celebrities.
This Blue Diamond ring was brought originally by Graff diamonds. Graff diamonds is one of the leading gems collector houses in the world. They brought the ring for $9.5 million at an auction that was held in London by Bonham’s Fine Jewelry.Even then, it was the most expensive wedding rings in the world. Along with this magnificent blue diamond in the center, the ring also has several white cut diamonds and baguette cut diamonds which are placed along the side of the blue diamond to give support to it. As already mentioned, blue diamonds are very rare and expensive. In the history, another very precious blue diamond is the Hope Diamond which is of 45.52 carats! It is now present in Smithsonian Museum.
Talking about the Blue Diamond ring, its body is made of pure white gold with encrusted with diamonds. This ring is often called ‘fancy’ blue diamond ring. The reason behind called fancy is the unique deep blue shade of this diamond which is unlike other diamonds. It shines magnificently when light passes through it. The reason behind this shine is this diamond contains Boron atoms which have been blended with carbon during the diamond’s natural formation which is a rare phenomenon. This feature and many others make Blue Diamond ring the most expensive wedding rings in the world.